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Document Details


Title: Pierce Thompson
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: Pierce was the grandson of Jefferson A. Thompson, who founded the Marin Cheese Company in 1865. Pierce, who at the time of this interview ran the 42-person business, explains the chemistry behind cheese making, and the process by which it is distributed. So far, four generations of Thompsons have been involved in this successful family business.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/pthompsonft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thompson, Pierce, 1905-1994
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 16-Jul-1984
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Martinelli, Genevieve Cochrane, 1899-1996
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029626-32859